Capt. George Macaulay (Big George) and the crew of the Golden Fleece

Here is some heroic Great Lakes lore. An account of Captain George (“Big George”) Macaulay’s gallant but fatal rescue attempt of his shipmates in 1885. Click here to read the 1993 newspaper account.

As our Gaelic motto declares:  MacAmhlaidh Gu Brath!

Contributors: John Macaulay Court (great-grand-nephew of George) and Robert (Bob) Macaulay (great-grandson of Captain “Big George” Macaulay)

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